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Wondering Where It Is

Surrounded in a million unseen faces, all in such a hurry to go somewhere, anywhere. Or, maybe nowhere . . . Suffocating in the mass of people. Yearning for the nearly forgotten familiar feeling of southern tranquility, not understanding where it has gone. So very afraid that I may never find it again. Realizing that home isn’t here anymore, or …

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The Absolute Killer Smile

In a world which often makes very little sense to me, there is one thing I know I can always count on, the absolute killer smile of my kid. Life could be falling down around us, and it doesn’t matter to her. She shuts it all out, puts on that dangerously wicked grin, and just enjoys the thrill of the …

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The More Things Change…

Texas has been good for the kid, but life is much the same. She still loves nature, especially around water. She still loves to play in the park. And of course, climb the monkey bars. Her cell phone still rings way more often than mine does. And, she still abandons me at the first sight of a skater. The more …

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Through It All I Learned

Over the last 18 months we have faced a roller coaster of challenges, triumphs, setbacks, heartache, and pain. Through it all, I have learned that I can choose to wallow in self pity, drown the sadness in brandy, or I can choose to make a DECISION to start truly living again, to pull myself up by the bootstraps and find …

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Here I Go Again

“Here I go again on my own, goin’ down the only road I’ve ever known. Like a drifter I was born to walk alone. An’ I’ve made up my mind, I ain’t wasting no more time.” Here I Go Again (Whitesnake) Have you ever had the feeling that you should have known, but then realize that somehow you knew all …

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